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US Open: Tsonga stunned by Slovak Klizan


August 31st, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 31 (IANS) Martin Klizan of Slovakia caused an upset at the US Open tennis tournament with a four-set victory over fifth seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France.Tsonga ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Bryan twins win gold for US


August 5th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) American pair Bob and Mike Bryan defeated French duo Michael Llodra and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in a close-fought men's doubles Olympic tennis final here at the ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: France earn bronze in men’s doubles


August 4th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French duo Julien Benneteau and Richard Gasquet beat Spaniards David Ferrer and Feliciano Lopez in the men's doubles Olympic bronze medal match Saturday.After a spirited ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Federer beats del Potro in epic semifinal


August 4th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Roger Federer reached the Olympics men's singles tennis final after beating Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina in an epic match here ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Britain’s Murray reaches semis


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Andy Murray moved a step closer to becoming Britain's first Olympic singles tennis medallist since 1920, reaching the semi-finals with a straight-sets win over ... Read more...

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Tsonga edges Raonic in longest Olympic tennis match


August 1st, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga defeated Milos Raonic of Canada in the longest tennis match in Olympic history.The players spent three hours and 57 minutes on the ... Read more...

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Schedule of events for Indian athletes Wednesday


August 1st, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) The following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes at the London Olympic Games Wednesday:Archery - Women's individual elimination: Dipika Kumari vs Amy Oliver (Britain)Badminton ... Read more...

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Olympics: Schedule of events involving Indian athletes Wednesday


August 1st, 2012 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes at the London Olympic Games Wednesday.Archery: Women's individual elimination: Dipika Kumari vs Amy Oliver (Britain)Badminton: Parupalli Kashyap ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Tricky draw for Paes-Sania


August 1st, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and Sania Mirza Tuesday were drawn against Serbian team of Nenad Zimonjic and Ana Ivanovic in the first round of the mixed doubles ... Read more...

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Olympics: Djokovic says Federer is favourite for gold


July 27th, 2012 - 3:57 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Roger Federer is the favourite to win gold at the Olympics, his rival and world No.2 Novak Djokovic said.Despite Federer's 17 Grand ... Read more...

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Federer beats Djokovic to reach Wimbledon final


July 6th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) Roger Federer became the first man to reach eight Wimbledon singles finals, knocking out defending champion Novak Djokovic 6-3, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Centre Court ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Murray to face Davydenko in first round


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Andy Murray has been handed a tricky first-round match at Wimbledon against former World No. 3 Nikolay Davydenko of Russia, after the men's ... Read more...

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Nadal overcomes Tsonga, faces Murray in semis


March 29th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Miami (Florida), March 29 (IANS) World No.2 Rafael Nadal had to battle hard to overcome Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and set up a semi-final clash with Briton Andy Murray at ... Read more...

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‘Innovation and new technologies will drive markets’


March 6th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) From the significance of liberal arts in education to the challenge of reconciling unemployment and efficiency ; from comparisons between India and China to the issue ... Read more...

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Fact file of Novak Djokovic’s Grand Slam singles titles


January 29th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 29 (IANS) Fact file of Novak Djokovic's singles titles at Grand Slam events:* 2008 Australian Open: bt. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6(7-2)* 2011 Australian Open: bt. ... Read more...

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Federer, Tsonga chase history in ATP World Tour Finals


November 27th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) Roger Federer and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will be chasing history when they meet Sunday in the title clash of the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals.Federer is ... Read more...

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Federer adds more records on way to London final


November 27th, 2011 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) Roger Federer reached the end-of-season ATP World Tour singles final, his 100th, to ensure that he finishes in the Top 3 in the world rankings ... Read more...

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Berdych seals semis berth in World Tour Finals


November 26th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS) Seventh seed Thomas Berdych of the Czech Repuclic grabbed the final semi-final spot by beating Spain's David Ferrer 3-6, 7-5, 6-1 at the Barclays ATP ... Read more...

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World Tour Finals: Nadal wins three-hour battle with Fish


November 21st, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) World No.2 Rafael Nadal fought hard for three hours to overcome debutant Mardy Fish at the ATP World Tour Finals here.Nadal met Fish, his first ... Read more...

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Federer wins his first Paris Masters 1000 title


November 14th, 2011 - 3:46 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 14 (IANS) World No. 4 Roger Federer has claimed his first BNP Paribas Masters 1000 title with a 6-1, 7-3 (3), victory over sixth-seeded Frenchman Joe Wilfried ... Read more...

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Berdych ends 29-month title drought with China Open


October 9th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 9 (IANS) Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic claimed his first title in 29 months after winning the China Open tennis here Sunday, defeating big serving Croat Marin ... Read more...

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2016 Olympic committee denies lapses in relocation of residents


September 28th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 28 (IANS) The head of Brazil's Olympic Committee (COB), Carlos Arthur Nuzman, has denied any irregularities in the process of relocation of residents for the construction ... Read more...

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US Open: Wozniacki rallies; Federer, Williams cruise to quarters


September 6th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 6 (IANS) Third seed Roger Federer made quick work of dismantling his fourth-round opponent, 36th-ranked Juan Monaco of Argentina, 6-1, 6-2, 6-0 in a late match ... Read more...

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I paid for watching Wimbledon, nothing wrong in it: Krishna


July 5th, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Monday clarified that he had paid for the two extra days he spent in London last week to watch ... Read more...

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Nadal beats Murray, to meet Djokovic in Wimbledon final (Lead)


July 2nd, 2011 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Defending champion Rafael Nadal saw off a spirited challenge from Andy Murray 5-7, 6-2, 6-2, 6-4 to set up a Wimbledon title clash with Novak ... Read more...

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Djokovic reaches Wimbledon final, claims No.1 ranking


July 2nd, 2011 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Serbian Novak Djokovic reached his first Wimbledon final with a 7-6(4), 6-2, 6-7(9), 6-3 victory over France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in three hours and seven minutes ... Read more...

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Murray says he is mentally stronger in comparison to last year


January 30th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 30 (ANI): British No.1 Andy Murray believes he is mentally stronger heading into Australian Open final in comparison to last year's straight sets loss to Roger Federer in 2010 ... Read more...

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Youzhny and Tsonga out of Australian Open, Soderling storms into round four


January 22nd, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 22(ANI): Tenth seed Mikhail Youzhny and 2008 runner-up Jo-Wilfried Tsonga crashed out of the Australian Open on Saturday.Canadian qualifier Milos Raonic eliminated Youzhny 6-4, 7-5, 4-6, 6-4, to book a ... Read more...

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Honegg to replace Aulbur as Mercedes’ India chief


November 27th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) German luxury automobile manufacturer Mercedes-Benz's Indian subsidiary Saturday said that Peter T. Honegg will succeed Dr. Wilfried Aulbur as the new manging director and chief executive in ... Read more...

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France take 2-0 lead over Argentina in Davis Cup


September 18th, 2010 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Lyon (France), Sep 18 (DPA) Michael Llodra and Gael Monfils combined for a pair of wins Friday to put France into 2-0 command over Argentina in their Davis Cup World group ... Read more...

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Mercedes launches new E-class car Cabriolet


August 17th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Mercedes-Benz Tuesday launched Cabriolet, another version of its E-class sedan, priced Rs.65 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) and said it would launch more models this year to reinforce its ... Read more...

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Fans furious over 4K pound ticket to watch Murray


July 2nd, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): Tennis fans have expressed anger over having to fork out a staggering 4,000-pounds for a ticket to watch Andy Murray in today's semi-final against Rafael Nadal at ... Read more...

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Murray vows to rock Nadal’s Wimbledon title hopes


July 1st, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 1 (ANI): Andy Murray, who reached Wimbledon semi-finals and is aiming to be the first male British champ since Fred Perry in 1936, has vowed that he is ready ... Read more...

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Chicken baguettes key to beating Tsonga, feels Murray


June 30th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): British tennis ace Andy Murray believes chicken baguettes could the key weapon to help him knockout French rival Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.The 23-year-old has been scoffing two of the ... Read more...

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Federer, Nadal playing their best tennis, says worried Murray


June 29th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 29 (ANI): Andy Murray easily beat Sam Querrey 7-5 6-3 6-4 in the fourth round, but is worried that his other likely opponents are playing their best tennis.Murray, 23, is ... Read more...

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